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Shadow Riders

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In 1874, after their father is wounded by hard men who have stolen a number of mares and Smokey, a prized stallion, sixteen-year-old Rob McCann and his adopted Native brother, Luke, ride frantically to Fort Ellice, Manitoba, in the vain expectation that the horse rustlers have stopped there. Learning that a new force called the North-West Mounted Police has come west, the...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 28th 2010 by Dundurn (first published 2010)
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Suspense, wit and history all mixed up with adventure is the only recipe you need for Shadow Riders by B.J. Bayle. Rob and Luke take readers on a ride wilder than a Bill Cody-style rodeo. This book should definitely be on your list, just so you can give it to a 12-16 year old boy who doesn't always like to read.
Author B.J. Bayle is back with her newest book, set in Canada circa 1874. After their father is wounded by a band of horse thieves, 16-year-old Rob McCann and his adopted Native brother,...more
Amber Skye
In my opinion, this book fell way flat. While the synopsis makes the novel sound exciting, it's really a long record of two boys and their trip to find their family's missing horses. I'd say that Luke and Rob spend 80% of their time traveling or doing another equally boring activity.

The story starts out quickly, but after the first chapter or so, it begins to progress slowly. I found it hard to concentrate on the story. My mind kept wandering. I can see how the story had potential, but it came...more
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B.J. Bayle's first children's novel, Mystery at Meander Lake, made Canadian Living's Recommended Reading List. Her second book, Trail of Fire, was shortlisted for the Alberta Writing for Children Competition. Perilous Passage, her novel about explorer David Thompson, is also available from Dundurn. She lives in Cochrane, Alberta, near Calgary.
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